Plumber Mason

Minimum 5th Certified training for Plumber Mason (programme aligned to PSC/Q 006 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

Minimum 2 years of work experience as a semi-skilled helper in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Plumbing Mason is expected to perform include: Laying down masonry manholes and pipes

Performing drainage and sewerage-related masonry work

Following safety and health regulations

Detailed knowledge of various relevant materials and fixtures

Detailed knowledge of various techniques and procedures related with brick laying and concrete bed laying

In-depth knowledge of encasing of pipes with concrete and gully traps

Understanding of the flow of water and wastewater

Understanding of basic plumbing and masonry terminology

Working knowledge of tools and equipment

Basic knowledge of mathematical calculations

Knowledge of the units of measurement

Basic knowledge of the proper material disposal procedure

Knowledge of how to perform basic checks and tests of the system

Previous on-the-job training

Knowledge of Hindi or any regional language

Good communication skills


Decision-making skills

Organizing skills

Attention to detail

Observational skills

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may be available in some organizations

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like fatigue, body ache, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Watch

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will create an increase in the demand for Plumber Mason. This will increase job opportunities across India for Plumber Mason.

Apart from the Indian market, there is massive demand for skilled plumbers in the UAE. The boom in the construction industry in the Middle East has led to an increase in international job opportunities for plumbers.

Construction companies

Residential complexes and buildings

Corporate organizations and complexes

Malls and departmental stores


Restaurants and hotels Companies dealing with plumbing work

Cities and towns across India